News & Analysis
Arkose Labs, a fraud and abuse prevention startup, has secured a strategic investment from PayPal.
Freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace Freelancer has acquired Channel 40, an online marketplace connecting freight owners with transport operators, and in turn launched Freightlancer.com.
Agtech startup Ceres Tag has successfully trialled its so-called ‘FitBit for cows’ at the CSIRO’s Lansdown Research Station in Queensland.
Girl Geek Academy has partnered with Deloitte Digital and 99designs to launch a week-long work experience program for year 10 students.
Intelligent merchandising platform Insite AI has raised $1.8 million (NZ$2 million) in a funding round led by New Zealand firm Goat Ventures and landed a pilot with Chemist Warehouse.
A quarter of CEOs who have experienced a business failure cited lack of leadership and management, and lack of planning and execution as the key reasons leading to the failure.
Designed by the Australian arm of global company Saab, Augmented Relief is a collaboration with the University of South Australia to explore sophisticated medical technologies in disaster zones.
Founded by Dr Vaughan Shanks following his experiences working at the Australian Department of Defence and data analytics company Palantir, Cydarm is a cybersecurity incident response system.
National Australia Bank (NAB) has announced a collaboration with Chinese payment platform Alipay that will allow its merchants to take payments from customers via Alipay.
The CSIRO is allocating $35 million in funding to space technology and artificial intelligence, via its Future Science Platforms (FSP) portfolio.
Adelaide Internet of Things startup Myriota has partnered with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) to track the health of Australia’s tropical waters via its low earth orbiting (LEO) satellites.
Afterpay has taken out the Deloitte Fast 50, with average revenue growth of over 8,000 percent over the last three years.
The government has thrown its support behind the nation’s SMBs with the announcement of a major new fund using Commonwealth bonds to back small business.
A few months on from raising $10 million in a Series A round led by Seek, Brisbane startup GO1 has added a raft of new names to its leadership team as it gears up to accelerate its growth.
NAB Ventures, the venture capital arm of National Australia Bank (NAB), has joined investors including Elavon in backing smart payment terminal startup Poynt in a US$100 million ($139 million) Series C round